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Posted on Friday, June 2, 2017
Student Blog #1 So, this morning we went to the reflecting pools (like the Washington Monument reflecting pool and the WWII memorial). The WWII memorial was really cool. We got to walk all the way around the memorial, and we remembered all the people who fought in the war. There was one wall with over 4,000 stars on it, and each star represented 100 solders that fought in the war. We then walked by the Washington Monument reflecting pool, and saw the Lincoln Memorial. The Lincoln Memorial...
Posted on Thursday, June 1, 2017
Day 2 | Morning | Student Blog #1 Waking up my friends and I all said “Yes, we get to go to a pancake house." Just thinking about how we get eggs and pancakes lightened up our day. The bus ride to Jamestown was a lot of fun playing exploding kittens and many other card games other kids had brought. At Jamestown, the first thing my group did was go to the recreation of the Jamestown settlement. Learning about Jamestown was fun, but just being able to go to Jamestown and experience the way the...
Posted on Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Happy Spring! Now that 2nd semester exams are in the rearview mirror and May Program is upon us, it is time to take a breath, reflect on the events and accomplishments of the year, and begin to think about summer and next year. Seniors, Class of 2017: Congratulations on making your college selections! We are proud of the way you have gone about this process. You will be attending over 81 different colleges in over 30 states, the District of Columbia, and internationally. We look forward to...
Posted on Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Passing the torch When the student leadership team for next year was announced it signified a passing of the torch from the Class of 2017 to the Class of 2018. In the coming weeks and months ahead, you may notice a change in your relationships with faculty and administrators. You are partners in making the Breck community what it will be next year. To prepare for this, it is important that you finish this year strong. The close of the year is busy, so please get in to schedule an...
Posted on Wednesday, May 31, 2017
You are nearly one-half through your high school career! Grades and experiences carry increasing importance, so be sure to finish strong.  Summer will hopefully offer you an opportunity to decompress and relax.   Things to do this spring & summer: Register here for the August Breakaway Test Prep program hosted at Breck if you are interested. Cost is $645. If cost is a concern, contact your college counselor. Do something interesting. Mark your calendars now. Wednesday, August 30, 6...
Posted on Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Congrats on finishing your first year of Upper School. Enjoy the summer! During the beginning of the school year, the college counselors will meet with sophomores as a class to discuss various topics. Mark your calendars now Wednesday, September 6, 5:30 PM: Grade 10 Parent College Counseling meeting. NEW DATE THIS YEAR Saturday, October 14, PSAT at Breck School for all juniors. Wednesday, October 18, Practice ACT for all sophomores. As school begins next year, we will continue to use...
Posted on Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Welcome to our Washington DC Trip blog! Each day we'll post a paragraph or two from a student, and we'll write about what we did during the day. Student Blog #1  Today we got to D.C. It was awesome. The plane ride was super fun. I think everybody had cards. When we got off the plane, we left for lunch. Then we went to the Udvar-Hazy museum. We saw some awesome stuff. The planes were so cool and the space area was awesome. We went to the battlefield of Manassas too. It started raining though...
Posted on Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Thank you for following us on our 2017 Washington D.C. Trip. Continue to check in regularly for updates on our trip.

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